Trainer Monitor Consulting Services Pty Ltd Start Date 25 Nov 2024
Location Australia
Perth, Western Australia
Language English
Contact Places 15

25th November – 29th November 2024

Course Overview

This course is targeted to those with a foundational and intermediate knowledge of occupational hygiene. It has been designed for occupational hygienists or suitably qualified occupational hygiene technicians (AIOH Basic Principles, Ventilation Officer, Allied Health professionals or similar) who wish to extend their knowledge base in the area of mining and mineral processing.

Learning Outcomes

On completing this course successfully, the student will have an understanding of:

  • How to apply the skills obtained to situations specific to the mining and mineral processing industry.
  • The key occupational hygiene issues within the mining and mineral processing industry and be able to describe how to manage these issues.
  • How to assess workplaces in the mining and mineral processing industry for potential unacceptable exposures.

Course Format

The course is normally run as a face to face course over 5 days.

It includes lectures, case studies, class exercises, videos and guided reading.

There will be a “open book” assessment based on multiple choice questions.

Course Content

History of mining & mineral processing

Summary of relevant processes

Equipment & associated hazards

Hazards of mining, processing & refining

Occupational Health Risk Assessment

Hygiene & health processes

Statistics of hygiene

Physical hazards

Remote health & safety issues

Communication & record keeping

Note: any references made to standards and best practice documents are provided solely as guidance for candidates and may not represent the most current updates or publications.